Unit 9 : Constellations : Circumpolar : Spring : Summer : Autumn : Winter : Unit Questionnaire

Unit 1: How to Point to a Star
Unit 2: Where on Earth Are You?
Unit 3: Earth's Rotation and the Sun's Apparent Motion
Unit 4: Yearly Changes in the Sky
Unit 5: Seasons and Climate
Unit 6: Sundials
Unit 7: Navigation
Unit 8: Ancient Astronomy
Unit 9: Constellations



Winter Constellations


There are six constellations that we consider as being the Winter Constellations. We have seperated them into two groups. Click on the two links below to access the constellations.

Group 1: Orion, Canis Major, Canis Minor

Group 2: Gemini, Auriga, Taurus

Review Questions:

1.  Which picture shows Orion from 50oS latitude?

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